Focus On My City Adventure! #FordFocus

by Nadine on August 31, 2015

  When planning outings, do you ever find yourself in a rut? Do you sometimes wonder, what else is there to do in my city? Ford put out a challenge to FocusOnMyCity – and boy did we ever have a whirlwind 48 hours exploring Winnipeg! We got to drive the 2015 Ford Focus 1.0L SE […]


Road Trip to Narcisse Snake Dens- A Slithering good time!

May 11, 2015

  If you’re looking for something fun to do with the family, check out the Narcisse Snake Dens. It’s less than 90 minutes from Winnipeg – very easy trip and easy to find. If you’ve never been before, it’s the largest congregation of snakes in the world! People come from all over the world to […]

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Ten Things to do in #Winnipeg in 2015 that are completely free!!

April 8, 2015

  With winter slowly wrapping up in Winnipeg, it’s time to start heading outside again and enjoying Spring and Summer while they’re here! And what’s better than filling your calendar with all kinds of fun and free activities! This list is in no particular order – they’re all great, totally free (unless you buy things […]

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Relax and Unwind at the Fairmont Winnipeg

January 14, 2015

Sometimes as a parent you just need a little getaway. Or maybe you need a girls night out, or a night as a couple away or even with the whole family. Somewhere to unwind, unplug and relax. My cousin Melanie and I were both hitting that wall in December, we wanted to do a fun […]

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Another Manitoba Road Trip – Digging for Rocks in Souris!

September 23, 2014

  If you have a free day and want a fun family adventure, plan a trip to Souris! There’s so much to do along the way and while you’re there – feels like a real little holiday! Head out to the #2 highway – there are tons of places to stop along the way and […]

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Mini Road Trip in Manitoba to the Bothwell Cheese Shop!

September 11, 2014

If you’re looking for something fun to do with the family and don’t want to drive too far – check out the town of New Bothwell. Also great if you’re just a big fan of cheese! We went for the first time in our series of mini road trips with the Ford Fiesta – this […]

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Road Trips with the Ford Fiesta! #FordMB

September 5, 2014

  The Ford Fiesta has some amazing stats – a 1 Litre ecoboost engine, and engine so small it can fit in a piece of carry on luggage, the most fuel efficient non hybrid car. I really didn’t know what to expect driving this car – how do these facts affect the average driver like […]

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Assiniboine Park Zoo in #Winnipeg – Are the new admission prices worth it?

August 6, 2014

  When the zoo announced their new prices it seemed a lot of people in Winnipeg were outraged. It was a huge increase for sure, there’s no way around that one. But were the increases worth it? We hadn’t been to the zoo in quite a while – when my daughter was younger we went […]

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Manitoba Parks Reservations Scheduele for Yurts, cabins and camping for 2014

March 13, 2014

If you’re dreaming of camping or spending some time relaxing in a cabin or yurt, make sure to mark these dates on your calendar and get ready for when the reservations start. Campsite Reservations for Birds Hill campground, and cabin and yurt rentals will start on March 24th at 7am. All other campgrounds and campsite […]

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Learning to love winter again – exploring Hecla in Manitoba

March 10, 2014

When you grow up in Manitoba, you learn to cope with winter in your own way. You can hibernate, suffer through it or learn to embrace it. I fall into the first and second categories mostly, but my husband who grew up in Vancouver is definitely part of the third category! I was thrilled to […]

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#Edmonton – our amazing trip to this family vacation hotspot!

April 3, 2013

Our family recently travelled to Edmonton for a fun little family getaway – and I was super impressed at how family friendly this city is! We had a great time there, and want to share our experience and also some money saving tips for it too! We spent 2 days at West Edmonton mall – […]

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